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Roy Johnston, b.1936


Quintet is a 1971 work by Roy Johnston. It is part of the IMMA Permanent Collection.

MediumPVA on cotton duck
Dimensions168 x 137 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: Heritage Gift by Bank of Ireland, 1999
Item NumberIMMA.1270
Image Caption
Roy Johnston, Quintet, 1971, PVA on cotton duck, 168 x 137 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, Heritage Gift by Bank of Ireland, 1999

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About the Artist

Roy Johnston b.1936

Roy Johnston was born in Pomeroy, County Tyrone and is an artist, art critic and art historian. He studied painting at the Belfast College of Art, Art Education at the University of South Wales and Monmouthshire. He was Head of Painting at the Ulster Polytechnic from 1974 to 1984. Johnston has lived in the United States since 1987, where he was Head of Art at Skidmore College and Eastern Michigan University. Since 1966 his work has been shown in Belfast, Dublin, Edinburgh, London, New York, Michigan and Ohio. He has also been included in several international touring exhibitions of Irish Art and is represented in the collections of the Arts Councils of Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Great Britain.
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